Gap Fill - Household Bugs - Level 5


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Scientists have found where bugs like to live in houses. A rich of insects and -crawlies share our homes. They all have tastes regarding . Researchers from US and Danish universities studied in 50 houses to find out why bugs chose where they lived. The largest of bugs live in ground-level, carpeted rooms with many . Lead author Dr Misha Leong said: "We are just beginning to realize and study how the home we create for also builds a complex, indoor habitat for bugs and life."

Every room in a house offered different environments for bugs. Booklice, fruit and ladybugs liked living rooms. Spiders, ants, centipedes and beetles preferred , damper places like . There are benefits of sharing our homes with bugs. Many bugs are for ensuring the microbes we need to stay healthy are present in our homes. They also play an part in cleaning up the we create. Dr Leong said: "We're hoping to understand this age-old , and how it may impact our physical and mental well-."

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